. Simon Esunget, the URA Busia Customs Supervisor, says they have deployed security to control people and ensure everyone is screened for corona virus. He explains that many people are still adamant at implementing the Covid19 preventive measures issued by the Health Ministry.
Emma Kooko, a senior six student at Masaba Secondary School offering BCM, says the idea of studying at home is unrealistic for children from disadvantaged homes.
He is among the lucky children living in the camp whose family has a TV set but he says what is taught on TV is not adequate enough to equip them with the necessary knowledge and that they don’t have an opportunity for feedback since the teachers are fast and don’t provide room for questions.
The most affected areas are, Rwangara, Katanga, kacyankumo and Kanyansi and Kanara Ward. The residents say that the overflow of water is having a negative economic effect on people who depend on the lake for fishing.
Charles Arum, one of the sign language interpreters revealed that they move with health workers in the district who speak about the pandemic, preventive measures and its impact as they interpret it to the disabled.